Joanne PalmerIndependent Non-Executive Director

    BSc Mathematics & Statistics (Hons), FCA (CAANZ & ICAEW), GAICD

    Ms Palmer has over 26 years of industry experience providing audit and assurance services on company listings, mergers, acquisitions and takeovers and significant experience in auditing international resource companies. Her international experience spans over 25 years as former external auditor and advisor to UK and Australian companies operating in in Africa, Europe, America and Australasia, during her time in both Ernst & Young’s (EY) London and Perth offices.

    Ms Palmer spent 19 years at EY where she was an equity Partner at EY in the Assurance Practice. In addition, she led EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services team in Perth for three years prior to her departure. Ms Palmer holder a Bachelor of Science (with honours) in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Birmingham.

    She is a fellow of both the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Ms Palmer is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a former Registered Company Auditor with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

    Appointed 7 September 2023.

    Special responsibilities
    Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

    Other current listed company directorships
    Non-Executive Director of Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN)
    Non-Executive Director of Sierra Rutile Holdings Ltd (ASX: SRX)

    Other current relevant experience
    Non-Executive Director, NextOre Ltd
    Treasurer and Councillor, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC)

    Other previous relevant experience
    Former Registered Company Auditor (Australian Securities and Investments Commission)
    Executive Director (Partner), Pitcher Partners
    Equity Partner, EY